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Forget the Salon, Try These 5 Easy Homemade Skin Bleach Recipes

Homemade Skin Bleach
Take a handful of orange peels and allow them to dry for a few days. Once they harden, grind them into a fine powder. Mix this powder with raw milk and apply on face and body. It is a sure shot method for lightening the skin and removing the blemishes. Follow this procedure for 2 - 3 times a week, for 3 - 4 months to get a lighter and glowing skin.
Ashwini Kulkarni Sule
Last Updated: Feb 21, 2018
Who doesn't want to flaunt a flawless, glowing skin? Obviously, everybody does, but the fact is, only a handful of people are lucky enough to inherit such skin naturally. Rest of us have to rely on skin creams or treatments to acquire a beautiful, flawless skin. However, you no longer need to spend a fortune on the cosmetic stuff, you can now make your own natural skin bleach from the ingredients that are easily available in your kitchen.
Skin bleaching using kitchen ingredients is a natural way of lightening your skin. The concoctions are pretty easy to make and the ingredients are often available at hand.
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Take 2 tbsp. oatmeal in a bowl and add 1 tsp. olive oil in it. Add 1 tbsp. plain yogurt and a dash of lemon juice. Mix the ingredients well, until a homogeneous paste is formed. Apply it to the areas you wish to bleach. Allow it to dry for 15 minutes. Wash it off with cold water and pat the skin dry with a towel. Apply a moisturizer to prevent the skin from drying.
Gram Flour and Turmeric
Take 2 tbsp. gram flour in a bowl and add a pinch of turmeric. Add a few drops of milk and lemon juice, stir until a paste is formed. Mix well and apply a thick layer of this mixture on the skin. Let it be on your skin until it dries completely and begins to crack. Do not rinse immediately, instead take a damp piece of cloth and rub your skin gently, in circular motions. Apart from lightening the skin, this mixture also helps in removing body hair.
Cucumber, Potato, Tomato
The juices of cucumber, potato and tomato can be applied individually as well as in combination. Tomato has excellent anti-oxidant properties and is effective in removing skin tan. Cucumber and potato decrease the appearance of blemishes on the skin. Apply the juice on your face and leave it overnight. Wash with cold water in the morning. You can combine any of the juices with sandalwood powder for better results.
Corn Flour and Almond Oil
Mix 2 tbsp. cornflour with 2 tsp. almond oil. Add a few drops of lemon juice and mix it well. Apply on the skin and leave it for 15 - 20 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water and then rinse with cold water. It makes the skin smoother and lighter.
Coconut Milk and Pineapple Juice
Mix equal parts of fresh coconut milk and pineapple juice in a bowl and stir well. Apply the mixture on your face with a cotton ball. Allow it to dry completely and wash with lukewarm water after 15 - 20 minutes. Coconut milk has excellent moisturizing properties while pineapple effectively lightens skin.
-Do not expect instant results after applying the natural skin bleach. Natural methods require consistency in application.

-Do not try the natural bleach just before you are scheduled to attend something important.

-Go for a patch test if you are using it for the first time. Though the ingredients are entirely natural, the combination may not work for all skin types.

-Wash your face or the part which is to be lightened before applying the bleach.
-If you are going to apply bleach on the face, make sure you apply it on your neck and hands as well.

-Cover your eyes and ears with damp cotton wool while applying the bleach

-Do not use any cosmetic product for at least 4 hours after bleaching
Homemade bleach is a natural and absolutely safe way of acquiring a smooth and fair skin. Its effects are long lasting, unlike their cosmetic counterparts. However, it can give you best results only when applied on a regular basis.
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